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Music Magnate Tops 2017 Christmas Classic Field & Odds

Music Magnate Tops 2017 Christmas Classic Field & Odds

Bjorn Baker’s returning Group 1 winning sprinter Music Magnate is tipped as the summer galloper to beat at Royal Randwick on Saturday leading the Christmas Cup 2017 field and betting markets. Due to run as Randwick Race 7 at 4:10pm (AEDT) on the December 30 line-up, this season’s Listed $150,000 Christmas Classic (1200m) field attracted…

Weight Drop Key for Vassal in Christmas Cup 2017

Weight Drop Key for Vassal in Christmas Cup 2017

The Chris Waller stable are gearing up for a big day at Royal Randwick on Saturday including saddling-up the well-weighted market mover Vassal in the 2017 Christmas Cup. Villiers Stakes Day features a bumper nine-race program headlined by the Group 2 $250,000 Villiers Stakes (1600m) where Waller has gun import Mister Sea Wolf in the…

Broadside Tops 2017 Christmas Cup Field & Odds

Broadside Tops 2017 Christmas Cup Field & Odds

Despite being allocated the top kilos for Saturday’s Christmas Cup 2017 in Sydney, the Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained Broadside has opened odds-on favourite to win the Randwick staying showdown. The key support act on the Villiers Stakes Day summer race card, this year’s Listed $125,000 Christmas Cup (2400m) had attracted a diminutive field of…

Pike to Ride Lieder in Darwin Cup 2017

Pike to Ride Lieder in Darwin Cup 2017

Leading West Australian jockey William Pike has been confirmed to take the ride on race favourite Lieder in Monday’s 2017 Darwin Cup (2000m) at Fannie Bay Racecourse. Lieder began his racing career under the guidance of John O’Shea as part of the Godolphin operation, but was sold at auction in spring and passed through the…

Lieder Atop Early 2017 Darwin Cup Betting

Lieder Atop Early 2017 Darwin Cup Betting

Former Godolphin galloper Lieder is set to be crowned the 2017 Darwin Cup winner at Fannie Bay Racecourse in the Northern Territory next Monday. That is the tale of the tape in early 2017 Darwin Cup betting markets with leading online bookie , where the four-year-old remains sole occupant of the top line at $4…

Beadman To Make 2017 Doomben Cup History

Beadman To Make 2017 Doomben Cup History

Interim head Godolphin trainer Darren Beadman is chasing his own unique page in the Doomben Cup 2017 history books on Saturday as he prepares to saddle-up the favourite in Brisbane’s Group 1 classic. A former champion jockey, Beadman enjoyed success on the other side of the saddle riding the Gai Waterhouse-trained Juggler to victory in…

2017 Doomben Cup Bid on the Line for Testashadow

2017 Doomben Cup Bid on the Line for Testashadow

A trip north for the Doomben Cup 2017 could be next-up on the cards for the Gary Portelli-trained Testashadow if the honest galloper performs well in the Scone Cup this Friday. A capacity field is engaged for the $200,000 Listed Darley Scone Cup (1600m) this season including Portelli’s in-form five-year-old Testashadow. The son of Testa…

Doomben Cup for Hollindale Stakes Winner It’s Somewhat

Doomben Cup for Hollindale Stakes Winner It’s Somewhat

It’s Somewhat will firm in Doomben Cup betting after the John O’Shea-trained Doncaster Mile champion saluted for the Gold Coast punters with a gallant win in the AD Hollindale Stakes 2017. The Godolphin-raced son of Dynaformer made it three wins on the trot this campaign, backing up from his Group 1 Doncaster Mile success in…

AD Hollindale Stakes Day 2017 Results: Hollindale Winner It’s Somewhat

AD Hollindale Stakes Day 2017 Results: Hollindale Winner It’s Somewhat

The Queensland Winter Racing Carnival action kicks into gear at the Gold Coast Racecourse this afternoon for 2017 AD Hollindale Stakes Day, results for all eight races on the Brisbane lead-ups updated right here across the day. The Gold Coast Turf Club may officially still call today’s meeting Prime Minister’s Cup Day, but the big…

Queen Of The South Stakes 2017 Tips & Betting

Queen Of The South Stakes 2017 Tips & Betting

The fillies and mares face off over the Morphettville mile on Saturday in the 2017 Queen Of The South Stakes, betting tips and the latest odds on the Adelaide Group 2 found below. There are already three scratchings from this year’s $275,000 Group 2 Queen Of The South Stakes (1600m) field and the updated odds…